Industry FAQs

Industry FAQs: Answers to Your Questions about Seniors Housing & Care


To help you better understand the investment side of the seniors housing and care industry, NIC has compiled answers to frequently asked questions, including information on the overall size of the market and an overview of industry players.

Property Market Size and Property Types of Seniors Housing & Care

  • What are the seniors housing and care property types?
  • How large is the seniors housing and care property market?
  • What share of seniors lives in seniors housing and care properties?

Industry Participants in the Seniors Housing & Care Property Market and Their Business Models

  • What are the ownership and operating structures/models?
  • Who are the capital sources for seniors housing and care properties?
  • Who are the operators and managers for seniors housing and care properties?
  • Who are the developers of seniors housing and care properties?
  • Who are the appraisers and consultants for seniors housing and care properties?
  • What government programs affect¬†seniors housing and care properties?

Industry Metrics for the Seniors Housing & Care Property Market

  • What are the property market supply trends?
  • What are the property market demand trends, including the resident demographics?
  • How is occupancy tracked, and what are the property market occupancy trends?
  • What are the revenue models, payer types, and payment risk?
  • What are the revenue trends for NOI, rents, and expenses?

Capital Market Trends for the Seniors Housing & Care Property Market

  • What are the trends for property development costs?
  • What are the trends for lending and loan performance?
  • What are the trends for property sales transactions and cap rates?
  • What are the trends for property investment returns?

Seniors Housing & Care Industry Support and Networks

  • Who are the national industry organizations?
  • What are the prominent publications and periodicals?
  • What legislation affects¬†seniors housing and care?
  • What college/universities offer programs focused on the seniors housing and care property market?

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